The table below looks at the statistics for LDAP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LDAP over the 3 months to 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP)
Rank 61 66 -
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -
Contract jobs citing LDAP 11 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.39% 0.50% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.69% 3.25% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£433 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £58.00 -
% change year-on-year
-32.32% -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
143 123 145
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 18.10% 15.34% 20.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 54 58
Average daily rate £350 £337 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.78% +7.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £166 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £635 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £320
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 13 20
Average hourly rate £18.00 £31.56 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.95% +57.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.60 £14.50 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.69 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+43.45% -11.11%

LDAP
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing LDAP across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

LDAP Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

LDAP
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing LDAP across the Cheshire region.

LDAP Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

LDAP
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing LDAP across the Cheshire region.

LDAP Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

LDAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing LDAP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited LDAP.

1 11 (100.00%) Windows
1 11 (100.00%) Linux
1 11 (100.00%) IIS
2 10 (90.91%) CA Single Sign-On
2 10 (90.91%) UNIX
3 8 (72.73%) ITIL
4 7 (63.64%) Sun
4 7 (63.64%) ITIL Certification
4 7 (63.64%) Tomcat
4 7 (63.64%) Shell Script
5 5 (45.45%) WebSphere
5 5 (45.45%) Oracle
6 4 (36.36%) CA
6 4 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (36.36%) Process Improvement
7 3 (27.27%) iPlanet
8 2 (18.18%) SharePoint
9 1 (9.09%) SMTP
9 1 (9.09%) DHCP
9 1 (9.09%) Ethernet
9 1 (9.09%) HTTP
9 1 (9.09%) NFS
9 1 (9.09%) SNMP
9 1 (9.09%) VPN
9 1 (9.09%) DNS
9 1 (9.09%) SSL
9 1 (9.09%) SLA
9 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
9 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
9 1 (9.09%) Perl

LDAP
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing LDAP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited LDAP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 11 (100.00%) IIS
2 7 (63.64%) Tomcat
3 5 (45.45%) WebSphere
4 3 (27.27%) iPlanet
5 2 (18.18%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) SMTP
1 1 (9.09%) DHCP
1 1 (9.09%) Ethernet
1 1 (9.09%) HTTP
1 1 (9.09%) SNMP
1 1 (9.09%) VPN
1 1 (9.09%) DNS
1 1 (9.09%) SSL
1 1 (9.09%) SAN
1 1 (9.09%) IPv4
1 1 (9.09%) Firewall
1 1 (9.09%) SSH
1 1 (9.09%) VLAN
1 1 (9.09%) iSCSI
1 1 (9.09%) tcpdump
1 1 (9.09%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
1 1 (9.09%) MySQL
General
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Technical Specialist
2 1 (9.09%) Consultant
2 1 (9.09%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Operations Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Windows
1 11 (100.00%) Linux
2 10 (90.91%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) ITIL
2 4 (36.36%) Process Improvement
3 1 (9.09%) Business Continuity
3 1 (9.09%) SIEM
3 1 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 7 (63.64%) Shell Script
2 1 (9.09%) Perl
2 1 (9.09%) SQL
2 1 (9.09%) Python
2 1 (9.09%) Ruby
2 1 (9.09%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 7 (63.64%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (9.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) SLA
1 1 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) NFS
1 1 (9.09%) Terminal Services
1 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
1 1 (9.09%) Samba
1 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (9.09%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 10 (90.91%) CA Single Sign-On
2 1 (9.09%) MOM
2 1 (9.09%) Nagios
2 1 (9.09%) SCOM
2 1 (9.09%) Puppet
2 1 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (9.09%) Opsview
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) Sun
2 5 (45.45%) Oracle
3 4 (36.36%) CA
4 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
4 1 (9.09%) CheckPoint
4 1 (9.09%) VMware
4 1 (9.09%) ArcSight